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Alumnus Visit with Raj Thangavelu ’98

Join Alumnus Raj Thangavelu ’98  for several chances to network and learn about working for the Government.

  • Thursday, October 24th: 5 – 6 pm, ACWS 115
    “Popping the Bubble: What caused the housing crisis and the Government’s response.”

    Free food!
    Are you interested in the financial crisis of the late 2000s? Please join Raj Thangavelu ’98 for an informative discussion on what caused the housing crash, the role of Government Sponsored Enterprises and federal regulatory responses. Additionally, proposals by the Trump administration regarding housing reform will be discussed.
  • Food provided – RSVP on the Bridge appreciated, walk ins welcomed. This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Career Advancement and BIPP.
  • Friday, October 25: 9 – 11 am and 1:30 – 5 pm, Career Center
    Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Information Session 1-one-1 Sessions

    Raj will be holding 1-1 meeting with students in the Career Center. Students can sign up for an individual 30 minute time slot under Employer Events on the Bridge .
  • Friday, October 25: Noon, Hildreth-Mirza Hall Great Room “Federal Hiring – USAJobs Website Explained, How to Apply, Building a Federal Resume”
    Free food!
    Raj Thagavelu ’98, former Alumni Board member and Civil Service employee, will provide a hands-on workshop on how to use and how to build a federal resume.
  • Food provided – RSVP on the Bridge appreciated, walk ins welcomed.

Sign up for the each of the events you would like to attend on the Bridge .

More about Raj:

Raj Thangavelu is a 1998 graduate who majored in Economics and Political Science. After finishing at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas he began working for the federal government in 2003. From 2003 to 2010 he worked as a bank examiner for the Farm Credit Administration which provides credit to people in rural America. In 2010 he began working as a Financial Database Specialist at the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The FHFA serves as the regulator of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the Federal Home Loan Banks. He has recruited over 20 students to intern at the FHFA, serves as the chair of the BPIP internship fund committee and recently completed eight years on the Bucknell Alumni Association Board of directors.

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